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Sustainability Speaker Series

International Environmental Policy Program

The Sustainability Speaker Series is sponsored by the International Environmental Policy Program and features lectures by environmental professionals on topics including sustainable business, clean energy, climate change, and social media for marine conservation.

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May 19, 2011 Peter Berek, Professor at University of California Berkeley
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Peter Berek, Professor at University of California Berkeley, discusses the importance and implications of climate change legislation in California.
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May 19, 2011 Edward Cameron, Director of Collective Climate Action Program at World Resources Institute
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Edward Cameron, Director of Collective Climate Action Program at World Resources Institute, talks about the ideas and implications of development in today's climate constrained world.
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Jan 13, 2011 Jason Scorse
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Professor Scorse explains key concepts of environmental policy and international economics from his new book, What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics. He examines mistakes made by both sides of the current environment vs. economy debate and offers recommendations for improving the quality of the ongoing dialogue.
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Jan 13, 2011 Jason Scorse
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Professor Scorse explains key concepts of environmental policy and international economics from his new book, What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics. He examines mistakes made by both sides of the current environment vs. economy debate and offers recommendations for improving the quality of the ongoing dialogue.
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Oct 20, 2010 Peter Knights
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President of WildAid, Peter Knights, speaks on environmental campaigning using the success story of his own organization as an example of how to and how not to use media to enhance a campaign.
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May 21, 2009 Chris LaFranchi
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Chris LaFranchi, founder of environmental organization National Equity, speaks on conservation Incentive agreements, forest ownership, forest conservation. Chris expands on the current model for conservation incentive agreements used by the Conservation Stewards and Conservation Economics program at CI and by National Equity.
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May 21, 2009 Keegan Eisenstadt
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Keegan Eisenstaldt, CEO of Clear Sky Climate Solutions, speaks on Carbon Markets and addresses issues in forest conservation, climate change and forest ownership. He also explores environmental regulation policy and its effect on greenhouse gas reduction.
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The chief economist of Conservation International, Richard Rice, speaks on conservation agreements and forest carbon projects, with particular emphasis on a developing project in the Solomon Islands. He explains the conservation aspects of the project, the conservation agreement and delivers a prognosis for what is needed to help it progress from a conservation agreement to a carbon project.
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May 20, 2009 Monterey Institute of International Studies
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May 20, 2009 Chris LaFranchi, Keegan Eisenstadt, Richard Rice, Stephan Schwartzman, Jeff Langholz
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A panel discussion on long-term international implications of REDD and how conservation agreements can help indigenous peoples in other countries participate in a carbon economy.
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May 20, 2009 Stephan Schwartzman
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Stephan Schwartzman, director of Environmental Defense's Tropical Forest Policy program, delivers the Keynote Address on Forest Carbon Projects and International Climate Change Policy. He discusses what happens in the UN environmental policy making and the origins of the term REDD.
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May 20, 2009 Richard Rice
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Richard Rice speaks on 2 types of forest carbon projects: those that reduce emissions and those that increase the uptake of carbon.
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May 7, 2009 Alexandra "Sascha" von Meier
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Alexandra von Meier, professor at Sonoma State University, speaks on the applications of passive solar energy. She addresses issues of energy quality and conversion efficiency
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May 6, 2009 Miriam Horn
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Miriam Horn, of the Environmental Defense Fund, discusses her book "The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming". She talks about emerging energy technology and obstacles to its implementation.
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Apr 10, 2009 Jan Hamrin
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Jan Hamrin, international energy policy specialist, discusses how economic constructs limit our vision and how forecasts and scenarios limit perception of possibilities in energy development. A Q&A session with the audience is also included in the last 20 minutes.
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Apr 3, 2009 David Fridley
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David Fridley, staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, examines structural elements that shape China's attitude towards a global climate. He talks about the roles of coal and oil and their effect on the national economy, policy and energy consumption patterns.
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Mar 23, 2009 Dane Klinger, Kim McCoy, Jason Scorse, Casson Trenor
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A panel discussion on weaker definitions of "sustainable seafood", problems with dishonesty in labeling sustainable seafood, ecological marine recovery and bi-catch.
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Mar 3, 2009 John Isham
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John Isham, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, makes a case for and points out the weakness points of the Carbon Offset system, which allows corporations to buy their way toward carbon neutrality.
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Mar 3, 2009 Elliot Norse
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Founder and president of the Marine Conservation Biology Institute, Elliot Norse, speaks on the importance of marine ecological systems, threats to our oceans and how people can protect and maintain oceans in order to continue receiving their benefits.
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Mar 3, 2009 Dara O'Rourke
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Dara O'Rourke, Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley, discusses our role and impact as consumers and the push towards and environmentally friendly economy. Dara shares the results of an experiment done at Berkeley on global supply chains and their effects on the environment.
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Mar 3, 2009 Anne Korin
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Co-director of the Institute for Analysis of Global Security and Chair of the Set America Free Commissio, Anne Korin, discusses relationship between oil and national security and the role that individuals can play. She explains the role of OPEC countries in world politics and the dangers they pose to western civilization.